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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Samuel Levey The article is a critical notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad . Garber presents a developmental reading of Leibniz's metaphysics that focuses on Leibniz's evolving analysis of body and force as the key to his account of substance. Garber claims that Leibniz shifts...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Alan Nelson J. A. Cover and John O'Leary-Hawthorne, Substance and Individuation in Leibniz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. x, 307. Cornell University 2004 Adams, R. 1994 . Leibniz . New York: Oxford University Press. Mates, B. 1985 . The Philosophy...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 155–204.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anat Schechtman Descartes notoriously characterizes substance in two ways: first, as an ultimate subject of properties (that is, a subject in which properties inhere without itself inhering in anything); second, as an independent entity. The characterizations have appeared to many to diverge...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (2): 292–297.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Michael Della Rocca Melamed Yitzhak , Spinoza's Metaphysics: Substance and Thought . New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xxii +232 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 From time to time, we are fortunate enough to be given a book that promises to transform our...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 January 2001
...John Heil Cornell University 2001 THE POSSIBILITY OF METAPHYSICS: SUBSTANCE, IDENTITY, AND TIME. By E. J. Lowe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. x, 275. BOOK REVLEWS concerns the metaphysics of Lewis, Plantinga, Forbes, and Rosen...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Charlotte Witt ARISTOTLE'S THEORY OF SUBSTANCE. By Michael Wedin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 482. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 1 (January 2002) ARISTOTLE’S THEORY OF SUBSTANCE...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Alison Laywine Jeffrey Edwards, Substance, Force, and the Possibility of Knowledge: On Kant's Philosophy of Nature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. Pp. xiv, 277. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS his sometimes tortuous and obscure mode...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Logi Gunnarsson Cornell University 2003 Robert Audi, The Architecture of Reason: The Structure and Substance of Rationality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xvi, 286. BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 112, No. 3 (July 2003...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 31–88.
Published: 01 January 2004
.... Suárez, Francisco. 1866 . Disputationes metaphysicae [DM] . Paris. Reprinted Hildesheim: Olms, 1965. ____. 2000 . On the Formal Cause of Substance: Metaphysical Disputation XV . Trans. J. Kronen and J. Reedy. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press. Thomas Aquinas. 1882 -. S. Thomae Aquinatis...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jeffrey K. McDonough Confronting the threat of a Spinozistic necessitarianism, Leibniz insists that not all possible substances are compossible—that they can't all be instantiated together—and thus that not all possible worlds are compossible—that they can't all be instantiated together. While...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in general” is a substance, and since all substances are “by their nature incorruptible,” this sort of body is incorruptible as well. In this article I defend a pluralist reading of this passage, according to which there are indefinitely many bodies-taken-in-general, each of which counts as an incorruptible...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of the soul; second, the identification of the relevant fallacies. This essay examines Kant's account in the First Paralogism of how these two elements combine to produce the doctrine that the soul is a substance. It is argued that Kant has a novel, ingenious—and even somewhat plausible—account of how...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and Garrett, which are two of the standouts in this collection. Michael Della Rocca, in his paper “Spinoza’s Substance Monism,” shows that a number of Spinoza’s most basic metaphysical commitments allow him to argue for substance monism in ways that have not been hitherto properly appreciated...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (3): 469–473.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Yitzhak Y. Melamed References Bledin, Justin, and Yitzhak Y. Melamed. n.d. “The Logic of Spinoza’s Ethics.” . Della Rocca, Michael . 2002 . “ Spinoza’s Substance Monism .” In Spinoza: Metaphysical Themes , edited by Biro John and Koistinen Olli , 11 – 37 . Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2015
... far more extrinsic than we normally think, and he rejects the relations-between-universals account since the substance-powers-and-liabilities account (SPL) is simpler and equally well explains causation and the laws of nature. According to SPL, the fundamental laws are regularities in the causal...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2014
... rejected. In chapter 4, Griffin seeks to solve the long-standing and much-discussed problem of the nature of incompossibility in Leibniz, a relation that is central to determining what collections of intrinsically possible substances constitute possible worlds. Leibniz seems to hold both that God's...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and Renaissance philosophy will unlock the hidden meaning of modern texts.” Now, with a magnificent book in which he examines a range of topics related to the metaphysics of substance, Pasnau has made research into the “scholastic antecedents of modern philosophy” livelier yet. He seems, however, to have changed...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., however, the relationship between extended bodies and unextended monads is not whole-to-part. Thus, for example, in a passage that appears to be related to his notes on the Fardella memo, Leibniz writes, “There are, however, infinite simple substances or creatures in any particle of matter; and matter...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (3): 451–454.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in Physics 1.2 that Parmenides and Melissus understood ‘being’ univocally when it is actually said in many ways, and he proposes several ways of understanding their view that everything is one. It might mean that everything is substance, either such that everything is one substance...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of Leibniz’s early writings shows that most of his mature metaphysical theses develop quite naturally out of his early attempts to work out a conception of substance with an overtly Aristotelian pedigree. In addition, Mercer argues that the main impetus behind many of the developments in Leibniz’s early...